How to locate your Xiaomi Mi 9
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How to locate your Xiaomi Mi 9?
For some unknown reason, you may have lost your smartphone or someone has stolen it in the street.
Unfortunately, this happens very often but today it is possible to locate your Xiaomi Mi 9 in case of loss or theft.
Through this article, we will explain the different ways to locate your Smartphone.
First, you can locate your Xiaomi Mi 9 with the Xiaomi Mi 9 Device Manager, secondly via Google Maps and finally, using third-party applications.
Use Xiaomi Mi 9 Device Manager to locate your Xiaomi Mi 9
Enable Xiaomi Mi 9 Device Manager
The Xiaomi Mi 9 Device Manager is a feature of your Xiaomi Mi 9 that is common to all Xiaomi Mi 9 devices, so you do not need to install an application.
In order to prevent a possible loss or theft of your phone, you must perform some manipulations to activate this system. First, your Xiaomi Mi 9 must be connected to your Google Account and must have access to the Internet.
Our other articles on Xiaomi Mi 9 can help you.
Second, you must enable the “Xiaomi Mi 9 Device Manager”. To do this, click on the “Settings” menu of your Xiaomi Mi 9, then go to the “Personnel” section where you will press “Google”. After entering Google settings, go to “Xiaomi Mi 9 Device Manager” and finally click “Locate this device” where you will be able to enable or disable remote locking and deletion of data. Here ! You have activated the location to find your phone in case of loss or theft.
Locate your Xiaomi Mi 9 on Google with Xiaomi Mi 9 Device Manager
After performing all the operations described above, you can now locate your Xiaomi Mi 9 by visiting the Internet.
First, type “where is my phone” in the search bar of the Google search engine.
After that, a map will appear before your eyes, where Google will try to locate your Xiaomi Mi 9 where it is located.
You will then have several possibilities: ring your phone, lock it if you have not protected it before or you can simply delete all the information contained on your Xiaomi Mi 9 if you are sure never to find it.
Locate your Xiaomi Mi 9 from another device via the Xiaomi Mi 9 Device Manager
If you do not have a computer, ask a friend to use the smartphone for a few minutes.
Do not worry, the method is simple.
See if your friend has the “Xiaomi Mi 9 Device Manager” on his device, like on your Xiaomi Mi 9. If your friend does not have it, type the name in the Google Play Store and you’ll find the app.
Then, you will be able to identify yourself in the “Guest” mode that the application offers and you will enter your Google identifiers on your Xiaomi Mi 9. Do not forget, in case of loss or theft, go to your operator so that he can block your line and your Xiaomi Mi 9 then go to the competent authorities.
Locate your Xiaomi Mi 9 via Google Maps
The location of your device with Google Maps exists because your Xiaomi Mi 9 automatically saves the approximate location of your device.
Before embarking on the location of your Xiaomi Mi 9 via Google Maps, there are some imperatives to follow. First, the device must be connected to your Google Account and must have Internet access.
Finally, the reporting functions and location histories, which are in the Google app settings on your Xiaomi Mi 9, must be enabled.
Start by visiting the Google Maps site and visit the site history.
Then click on today’s date and click on “Show Timestamps” located below the calendar.
From now on, you can see where your Xiaomi Mi 9 has been registered, for example by clicking on the latest time stamps where you will find the last location where your device was located.
Following this, we recommend that you contact the appropriate authorities to deal with this issue on your Xiaomi Mi 9.
Use third-party applications to locate your Xiaomi Mi 9
There is a wide range of applications dedicated to locating lost devices, including your Xiaomi Mi 9. To find all these apps, just type “anti-theft” in the search bar of Google Play Store.
The most famous applications are “Where’s my Droid” and “Cerberus Anti-Theft”, which offer an excellent localization of your Xiaomi Mi 9, but which offer only a short free trial period or paid options to improve the performance of the Xiaomi Mi 9, application.
These applications are for illustrative purposes only.
We recommend that you carefully read the application descriptions to see if the applications are free or paying, but also read user reviews that are helpful in choosing an anti-theft application on your Xiaomi Mi 9.